My name is Eduardo Klein, and I am a Brazilian software engineering manager and a proud husband and father of two. I live with my family in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

I am a software engineering leader with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry.

In my career, I have held various engineering management positions, where I managed multiple teams, including distributed ones. I focus on developing and empowering software engineers and emerging leaders.

I am committed to fostering collaborative environments and learning-oriented organizations. My approach involves guiding teams to consistently deliver results by leveraging Lean, Agile, and DevOps practices.

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I work for VTEX in the digital commerce industry. I serve as the head of engineering for the Marketplace product vertical, which falls under the Merchant organization and has the mission to maximize our clients’ presence across marketplaces.

My teams are responsible for developing and maintaining solutions that enable VTEX platform merchants to manage their entire marketplace experience. We are distributed across many states in Brazil and countries in South America, and I work remotely from my hometown.

I also have previous experience in software development within the financial market at Nelogica and mobile device management at Mobiltec.

Mentorship

I'm available for mentorship at The Mentoring Club and ADPList.

My mentoring topics include:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Software Engineering Management
  • Agile and Lean processes
  • Team and Project Management
  • Career Advice

Reach me out if you want any support!

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Strengths

  • Team Management: Create multidisciplinary and autonomous teams in a collaborative environment that promotes continuous learning;
  • People Management: Focus on the development of individuals and their careers through coaching, mentoring, and training;
  • Software Engineering Management: Broad experience in the entire software development lifecycle, from defining initiatives and projects to rollout and monitoring.

Skills

Experience

Engineering Manager at VTEX (from May 2021 to date)

As the engineering leader for the Marketplace product vertical, I lead the engineering teams whose mission is to maximize our clients’ presence across marketplaces. We develop solutions that allow VTEX platform merchants to manage their entire marketplace experience, including VTEX marketplaces (marketplace in) and external marketplaces (marketplace out, previously the Connections team).

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Software Development Manager at Nelogica (from Jan 2019 to Apr 2021)

I served as the head of the development teams in the Corporate Applications sector, responsible for the institutional website, billing system, extranet for brokers and partners, and integration systems.

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Software Development Manager at Mobiltec (from Jan 2009 to Jan 2019)

In the last ten years, I led the entire product development team in Porto Alegre’s office, focusing on corporate mobile device management (MDM) solutions.

Since my start in 2003 as a developer and up to my position as a software development manager, I have participated in all organizational transformations, playing a key role in the adoption of agile methodologies and lean system development practices.

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Education

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (2001 - 2006)
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.

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